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Author Sheard, Sally,
Title The passionate economist : how Brian Abel-Smith shaped global health and social welfare / Sally Sheard.
Imprint Bristol, UK : The Policy Press, 2014.

Author Sheard, Sally,
Subject Abel-Smith, Brian.
Economists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 581 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Inheritances: 1926-46 -- Smiths and Abel-Smiths -- English education -- After Haileybury -- 2. wider world: 1946-51 -- National Service -- Austria: Brian's cold war -- Cambridge -- political education -- Postgraduate -- British Council universities debating tour -- 3. Beveridge's Britain: 1951-55 -- new British welfare state -- Useful academics: the London School of Economics -- Social science and social policy -- Richard Titmuss -- Peter Townsend -- Fabians -- Tony Crosland and The Future of Socialism -- Reform of Social Security -- Costing the National Health Service -- Too political for research? -- 4. Political ambitions and private passions: 1955-59 -- independent life -- New Pensions for the Old -- Dalton's heir -- Whose Welfare State? -- National Insurance -- National Assistance -- Reconceptualising poverty -- 5. Health and happiness: 1956-64 -- Judgements and predictions: health and medicine in Britain -- Funding health service research: collaborations and conflicts -- Bedpans and balance sheets: managing the NHS -- Friendships and partnerships -- natural historian: The Hospitals 1800-1948 -- In the public's eye -- 6. Lingua franca: 1956-67 -- Health economics -- Mauritius: three is the magic number -- Paying for Health Services -- 7. Distractions and diversions: 1964-68 -- disappearance of national superannuation -- professors of poverty -- Child Poverty Action Group -- new Supplementary Benefits Scheme -- Managing the Poverty Survey -- legal interest -- (Only) Just Men -- 8. Values: 1968-70 -- Policy from the inside: advising Richard Crossman -- Health enquiries -- AEGIS and the Ely scandal -- Restructuring the National Health Service -- LSE,1967-69 -- end of the Titmice -- 'The Poor Get Poorer Under Labour' -- 9. Patriarchy and authority: 1970-74 -- Health and social policy: theory and practice -- Enquiries: abuse of social security, NHS management, Thalidomide -- 'Quite like old times': pensions -- International interests: health economics -- Development, poverty and population control -- Losses -- 10. 'Such marvellous fun': 1974-76 -- Chocolate soldiers: the rise of the special adviser -- Private concerns -- 'One of us': advising Barbara Castle -- Labour's policy machine -- National Health Service: 'The ark of our covenant' -- Pay beds -- Resource Allocation Working Party -- Mental illness, mental handicap and disability benefits -- Pensions: third time lucky -- 11. Disillusionment: 1976-79 -- Ennals, 'Deep Throat' and the Cabinet papers leak -- Castle Diaries -- Royal Commission on the National Health Service -- 30th anniversary of the National Health Service -- Inequalities: the Supplementary Benefits Review and the Black Report -- Peter Shore and the Department of the Environment -- Labour in 1979: assessments and strategies -- 12. International commuting: 1975-79 -- Value for Money in Health Services: A Comparative Study -- Return to Mauritius -- European Economic Community -- new European advisory role -- 13. In and outers: 1979-91 -- Health for All by the Year 2000 -- HFA2000: health, wealth and health economics -- Making a Financial Master Plan -- Special adviser to Mahler -- Health promotion -- HFA2000: targets and assessments -- rise of The World Bank -- Commission on Health Research for Development -- Kenya -- 14. end of the party: 1979-90 -- Labour in opposition -- Reform or dissolution? The National Health Service in Conservative Britain -- London's health services -- new academia: a business of knowledge -- 15. On the move: 1990-96 -- Reform: the progressive rise of health insurance -- LSE 'retirement' -- Cost Containment and New Priorities in Health Care -- Tanzania, Indonesia and Thailand: personal and professional interests -- new language of health and social welfare -- Health: political and personal.
ISBN 9781447314936 (electronic bk.)
144731493X (electronic bk.)
9781306143011 (electronic bk.)
1306143012 (electronic bk.)
9781447315155 (e-book)
1447315154
9781447314844 (hardcover)
1447314840 (hardcover)
OCLC # 864306029
Additional Format Print version: Sheard, Sally. Passionate economist. Bristol, United Kingdom ; Chicago, Illinois : The Policy Press, 2014 9781447314844 (OCoLC)858825402



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